Financial gifts


You can make a secure online donation via credit card to The SPOT via the Washington University website.

For the “I want to support” section select School of Medicine and Other – Medicine and add “The SPOT” as Other.

By phone and mail

You may also give to us though mail or over the phone. Remember to designate “The SPOT” as your desired recipient.

Organizing a community fundraising event

Join with your family, friends, or colleagues to make a difference! Whether you have a personal connection to a particular disease or program, want to honor or pay tribute to a loved one, or just have fun with your family and friends, community fundraising events make an impact in raising awareness and supporting education, patient care, and research at Washington University School of Medicine.

To organize a fundraising event or initiative to benefit Washington University School of Medicine, please fill out the form below or contact Brandy Meyer at or 314-935-2993.

Donate supplies

Order online

We greatly appreciate donations of hygiene, clothing and food items. View our Amazon wish list and have items shipped directly to us at: The SPOT, 4169 Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63108.

In-person or mailed donations

We will also gladly accept in-person or mailed donations of:

Hygiene items
  • Bars of soap (Dove preferred)
  • Deodorant – solid stick
  • Body lotion
  • Non-perishable snacks (i.e., granola bars, cereal)
  • New underwear – adult sizes
  • New socks – adult sizes
  • New bras
Transportation / miscellaneous
  • Metro bus tickets or passes
  • Wal-Mart gift cards
  • Fast food gift cards (Jack in the Box, Subway, McDonald’s)

We greatly appreciate any and all forms of support.

If you would like to donate any items that are not on this list, please contact us at to see if we will be able to utilize the donation.